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2023 FOSA Finalists

Published July 29, 2023

Category: Management | Procurement

Written by: David Scherzer

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Innovations in Digitization

Dräeger – Using Smart Processes to Create Resilient Supply Chains

 

Dubai Municipality – “Utilitizing Digital Transformation to Facilitate and Maximize Effectiveness of RPA in Supplier Performance Evaluation”

 

GEP – Top Asian Retailer Transforms Procurement Operations By Deploying GEP SMART

 

GEP – How GEP Helped Retailer Transform Its Procure-to-Pay Operations In Stores

 

 

Innovations in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

bp / JLL Vested Sources, a University of Tennessee Case Study – bp and JLL: Reimagining Real Estate and Facilities Management Outsourcing

 

Danfoss LLC – Leading by Example: Decarbonization Through Circularity at Danfoss Turbocor®

 

 

Innovations in Governance/Compliance

American Tire Distributors – Streamlining Success: Unleashing Efficiency and Compliance with Contracting Excellence

 

Applied Materials – “How Applied Materials Quickly Responded to Evolving Industry Regulations to Ensure Compliance and Data Protection”

 

Danfoss LLC – Leading by Example: Decarbonization Through Circularity at Danfoss Turbocor®

 

RapidRatings – Enabling Private Company Visibility Through Financial Health: RapidRatings’ Drive for Transparency and Collaboration Among Business Partners

 

 

Innovations in Outsourcing

GEP – How GEP Drove Post-M&A Cost Savings for a Fortune 100 Pharma Company

 

GEP – GEP Helps U.S. Retail Chain Manage Costs & Risks By Transforming Procurement

 

GEP / Bayer AG – Bayer partners with GEP; jointly transform procurement with efficient operating model

 

RapidRatings – Enabling Private Company Visibility Through Financial Health: RapidRatings’ Drive for Transparency and Collaboration Among Business Partners

 

 

Innovations in Sourcing

American Tire Distributors – Streamlining Success: Unleashing Efficiency and Compliance with Contracting Excellence

 

bp / JLL Vested Sources, a University of Tennessee Case Study – bp and JLL: Reimagining Real Estate and Facilities Management Outsourcing

 

Calculum Inc. – How Calculum’s ADA Platform allows leading organizations to optimize their payment terms, aligned to their competitors and unlock working capital and generate millions in free cash flow.

 

GEP / Bayer AG – Bayer partners with GEP; jointly transform procurement with efficient operating model

 

 

 

Innovations in Supplier Diversity

American Tire Distributors – From Zero to Hero: Recognizing ATD’s Outstanding Supplier Diversity Achievements in less than 3 Years

 

BGIS Global Integrated Solutions – Inclusion Excellence: The BGIS Journey to a World-Class SDI Program

 

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee – “How BCBST Transformed our Spending Habits to Mirror our Employee and Customer Demographics”

 

 

Innovations in Supplier Performance

Dubai Municipality – “How Dubai Municipality best utilizes Digital Transformation to Facilitate and Maximize Effectiveness of Robotic Process Automation in Supplier Performance Evaluation”.

 

SalesLayer – Adding a Sales Layer to B2B Networks to Simplify, Facilitate, & Expand Supplier Participation

 

Simfoni – How Simfoni’s AI-Driven Tech Brings Efficiency and Strategic Advantage to Customers

 

VSP Vision – Supplier management at VSP Vision helps retain revenue, drive innovation and reduce risks.

 

 

Innovations in Sustainability

Dräeger – Using Smart Processes to Create Resilient Supply Chains

 

SAP / DSM – Firmenich – How Royal DSM and SAP Digitalized Global Procurement Processes for Strategic Source-to-Pay Capabilities and Sustainability

 

Safety Projects International, Inc. – “How a simple initiative helped save millions of lives from the Aids Epidemic.”

 

Scoutbee – “How Scoutbee Drives Supply Base Resilience and Competitiveness with the AI-powered Supplier Intelligence Platform.”

 

 

Innnovations in Talent Management

Open Assembly / UST – Open Talent – Opening The Door To Boundless Growth for UST by winning the battle for talent

 

Safety Projects International, Inc. – “How a simple initiative helped save millions of lives from the Aids Epidemic.”

 

 

Innovations in Third Party Management

Applied Materials – “How Applied Materials Quickly Responded to Evolving Industry Regulations to Ensure Compliance and Data Protection”

 

ICON – How ICON Unified Departments and Transformed Audit Practices with a Best In Class Third-Party Risk Program

 

Pfizer – How Pfizer’s External Sourcing Colleagues Helped Advance the Discovery, Development and Delivery of the First FDA-Approved Oral Therapy for COVID-19

 

 

 

 

Individual Finalists:

 

Rising Star

Jen Andretta – Simfoni

Mitch Gustafson – NationsBenefits

Martin Rand – Pactum AI

Priyanka Mouli Shankar – Applied Materials

Mark Raffan – Negotiations Ninja

Jason Steel – The Boeing Company

 

Sourcing Star

Adrian Dragomir – REI

Peder Gustafson – United Health Group

Q Noor Crocket – American Tire Distributors

Amanda Prochaska – Wonder Services

David Romo-Garza – Airbus U.S. Space and Defense

Cheryl Willis – Applied Materials

 

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